You might not consider Pandora (NYSE:P) and Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) as obvious competitors, but as more and more media companies begin to compete for your consumer dollars, attention, and time, it becomes more clear. At a time when Pandora is still trying to figure out how to maximize profits and Netflix is fending off challenges from Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) Prime and the alliance between Verizon (NYSE:VZ) and Coinstar (NASDAQ:OUTR), media is becoming increasingly competitive.

In the video below, contributor Doug Ehrman discusses the relative value of the two services and why the comparison is important.


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